Patrick McHenry

Patrick McHenry

Patrick McHenry (I), Republican Place of residence: Denver Occupation: Worked in real estate prior to congressional service Political experience: Six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and one term in the N.C. House of Representatives Endorsements: National Federation of Independent Business; National Right to Life Committee; National Rifle Association; U.S. Chamber of Commerce; […]

Patrick McHenry

Patrick McHenry (I) City of residence: Denver, N.C. Occupation: Previously worked in real estate Political experience: Six terms in U.S. House of Representatives, one term in N.C. House Do you believe having three primary contenders is representative of your performance and/or a fractured Republican Party? PM: I am encouraged the 10th District has multiple individuals […]

Jeffrey Baker

Jeffrey Baker City of residence: Mount Holly, N.C. Occupation: Self-employed private investigator Political experience: None Why are you running against six-term incumbent Rep. Patrick McHenry? JB: McHenry has let the voters of the 10th District down. He runs as a conservative but receives an F rating from all conservative groups. In December of 2015 McHenry […]

Jeff Gregory

Jeff Gregory City of residence: Shelby, N.C. Occupation: Retired postmaster Political experience: I have voluntarily served our country and federal government for 30 years, both in the military and as a retired postmaster. Why are you running against six-term incumbent Rep. Patrick McHenry? JG: McHenry is a career politician who is only concerned with his […]

Albert Wiley, Jr.

Albert Wiley, Jr. City of residence: Indian Beach, N.C. Occupation: Physician, DOE first responder, former nuclear engineer Political Experience: Appointed by Governor Tommy Thompson,(WI), to State of Wisconsin Biotechnology Council and Nuclear Waste Committee. I have been a previous candidate, for U.S. Congressman or Senator. This is my 7th, self-funded primary election campaign. Why are you running […]

Rick Bryson

Rick Bryson City of residence: Bryson City, N.C. Occupation: Industrial public relations; Bryson City alderman Political experience: Lifetime Democrat; lost bid for Swain County school board; Bryson City alderman since 2013 If you advance, do you believe you have a legitimate chance to defeat two-term incumbent Mark Meadows? RB: Absolutely. Meadows has done less than […]

Tom Hill

Tom Hill City of residence: Zirconia, N.C. Occupation: Retired aerospace scientist; Ph.D. in physics Political experience: Led a successful citizen effort to remove former Henderson County Sheriff Rick Davis from office for sexual misconduct. Served as spokesman for a successful citizen effort to prevent large electrical transmission lines from being constructed in Henderson County. Democratic […]

Mountain Xpress Wellness Supplement­: Preventive Care and Beyond Medicine

Beyond medicine Living the healthy life Part II of Xpress‘ two part special wellness feature (see Wellness Issues stories sidebar for articles from both special wellness issues). by Susan Foster, Wellness editor Increasingly, researchers, care providers, government agencies and even insurance companies are recognizing that social factors play a much larger role in determining health outcomes […]